Following the Nice terror attack that killed at least 80 and injured 50 people, Lucy Nesbitt-Comaskey, a tourist, earned the ire of many when she appeared insensitive by sharing her anger over her spoiled shopping.
On Thursday, France’s Bastille Day celebration ended horribly especially for the family and friends of the victims. However, some of the guests who expected to have a wonderful holiday seemed to be more concerned of their own happiness than mourning for those who have gone away and lost their loved ones.
Lucy Nesbitt-Comaskey, an English visitor said to have witnessed how the 25-tonny lorry took the lives of those who joined the Bastille Day celebration, made an insensitive remark during an interview with Sky News as she noted how the attack ruined her supposed fun shopping getaway, according to Daily Mail UK.
“Maybe this is awful and maybe a bit selfish but it did spoil our shopping trip,” she told the news outlet. “We bought all this lovely shopping and now I can’t be bothered with it.”
With what happened, she pointed out that whatever stuff she bought while roaming around the shopping district “doesn’t mean anything now.”
These words from Lucy Nesbitt-Comaskey about the effect of the Nice terror attack immediately caught the attention of many Twitter users who aired out their disgust over what she said.
One even called her “an inconsiderate imbecile,” while another described her as “pathetic” for announcing on the news that the attack brought inconvenience to her shopping trip, Express UK reported.
“Sure I just heard this woman on sky news say this attack in Nice spoilt her shopping trip? What???! Get her off the phone. Unbelievable,” a certain Dave Caldwell wrote.
Amid this scenario, Lucy Nesbitt-Comaskey then took to Facebook to apologize about her Nice terror attack comments, Independent UK revealed.
“My sincere condolences to the French people who have lost their loved one’s today in Nice,” she posted.
Should Lucy Nesbitt-Comaskey ever extend an apology if she was not pressured by the bashing she got? Perhaps, this is the question in everybody’s mind now.
— Inside CPFC (@insidecpfc) July 14, 2016
— Sky News (@SkyNews) July 14, 2016